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Google (GOOG) is shutting down a free Chinese online music service due to a lack of interest....

Google (GOOG) is shutting down a free Chinese online music service due to a lack of interest. The service, launched in '09 and relying on licensed downloads from local music provider Top100.cn, failed to gain traction against a rival service from Baidu (BIDU). Like Google Maps' Chinese share losses, Google's music woes have much to do with the company's decision to abandon Google.cn rather than censor search results.
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  • MexCom
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    Will we see an ISP providing free access in your home and to rely only on pop-up advertising? I guess it will never be free. Would a charge per search on the browser be the answer?
    21 Sep 2012, 12:41 PM Reply Like
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